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Molecular Biology Techniques

This course is a beginner’s guide to the various experimental techniques used in molecular biology research. To be able to conduct laboratory research in molecular biology, a researcher will need to be efficient in carrying out basic wet lab techniques. The course practically teaches the basic concepts involved in these techniques and guides learners on how to conduct them in laboratory settings.


Starts 20th June 2024

About This Course

Experimental research in the field of molecular biology research is extremely fascinating that allows researchers to unravel structure, composition, interaction, and processes within cells at the molecular level. However, to conduct complex research in this field, researchers must first be familiar with basic techniques used in the wet laboratory such as recombinant DNA technology, bacterial cell culture, isolation of plasmids, genetic expression, nucleic acid sequencing, immunological assays, and others. The content of the course provides an overview of a wide range of techniques used in molecular biology along with other life science disciplines such as genetics, cell biology, immunology, biochemistry, and biotechnology. At the same time, the quizzes provided in each module help to assess the level of learning and thus assist learners to gain confidence.

Who Is This Course For

This self-learning entry-level course is curated carefully for undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, academicians, and industry professionals working in the field of life science. This course is also for anyone looking to brush up on their laboratory skills or strengthen their fundamentals. For industry professionals, this course will assist in career advancements and landing desired jobs. This course will cover a wide array of techniques used in lab-based research in the field of molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, biochemistry, biotechnology, and genetics. This course will help learners understand the basic concepts underlying the techniques, the instruments involved, and how to perform the techniques in the laboratory. Hence a basic knowledge of life science and associated disciplines is essential. Additionally, knowledge about life science laboratory settings and various instruments is desirable but not mandatory.

What you'll learn

  • Learn about the basic concepts underlying various molecular biology techniques
  • Learn how to prepare bacterial cell culture, perform transformations, and screen transformants
  • Gain insight into nucleic acid isolation from various sources and their purification techniques
  • Get an overview of various analytical techniques such as protein and nucleic acid sequencing
  • Learn about the recombinant DNA technology that has helped to achieve breakthroughs in animal and plant technology

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Meet Your Instructor

Dr. Veronica Hughes

Veronica Hughes received her Ph.D. in medical science from the University of Florida. Her primary interest was cancer metastasis, dysregulation of the tumour microenvironment, and analysis of clinical trial design. Additionally, she engaged in the development of novel small animal models.

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